SEPTEMBER 11
BEARING WITNESS TO HISTORY

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"...but the honor they were giving to the people, the work they were doing, is represented by these hand tools."
David Shayt

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"...objects that were there. . .witnesses to this larger event in American history."
William Yeingst
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"...people were coming in from Japan to see that site and to leave offerings at the location..."
Peter Liebhold





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